Demand & Supply Planning Manager

Supply Chain Planning
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Gabi Rackauskaite

I am excited to be working with a thriving global cosmetics brand who are looking for a Demand Planning Manager to join their team based in Central London. In this role, you will play an essential role in developing and executing the demand and supply planning strategy, as well as actively collaborate cross-functionally and participate in S&OP meetings to ensure smooth supply chain operations.

This is an amazing opportunity to play a key strategic part in the growth of a super progressive and innovative cosmetics business, so if you are an experienced supply chain manager with a passion for people management, a great can-do attitude, and the ability to build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and customers - this might be the role for you!

About the role…

  • Own S&OP process for demand and supply planning
  • Monitor demand forecast accuracy; reporting any forecast bias and improvement opportunities
  • Lead, develop and support a team of 2 demand and supply planning professionals in their day-to-day planning activities
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure plans are achieved and inventory targets are met

About you…

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in demand planning/forecasting role (ideally within FMCG/Cosmetics industry)
  • Passion and experience in people management
  • Strong knowledge and experience in ERP planning tools, ideally Oracle
  • A skilled negotiator and influencer, comfortable managing lots of internal and external relationships
  • A high level of numerical and analytical skills

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.

Gabi Rackauskaite

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